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    What mobile phone?

    I am coming to the end of my contract and paying about 25 a month at the moment. Got a Samsung U600 at the moment.

    I need to be on Vodafone all the other providers are patchy in my area of Norfolk.

    Whats the most geekiest phone I can get for the money? Decent camera would be nice (far too much shutter lag on the U600)

    Whats the HTC Magic like?

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    Just mentioned on another thread ive not long got a Sony Ericcson Xperia X1 mainly because i was looking for a phone capable of email and slide out keyboard. Its got loads of features and overall pretty pleased but it has had a few minor bugs and the receptions not as good as my old Nokia 6230i.

    Its also survived the drop test a couple of times which is handy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JJonas View Post
    Whats the most geekiest phone I can get for the money? Decent camera would be nice (far too much shutter lag on the U600)
    Depends what you mean by geeky. I had an LG Viewty which was very nice, and suitably multi-purpose, but to be honest I got fed up of the whole touchscreen thing in the end and have gone for a Nokia N85 with my latest one.

    Its not as convenient for e-mail and such but there are some excellent games for the N-Gage 2.0, the built-in radio transmitter is perfect for driving, the screen's large enough that QReader is perfectly legible, and the various Nokia services can't be faulted (as far as they go, a lot are in beta at the moment but Maps, Sync and now the Ovi store all work well).

    On top of this it actually feels like a phone, and has a decent camera.

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    N97 is pretty swish - on Vodafone around July. Magic is a bit of an unknown quantity - HTC make brilliant phones (Touch HD is brilliant, best phone out there), and Android seems to be a good OS, but pretty unproven, and G1 didn't help with sub-par hardware.

    Shame O2 have the exclusive on the Palm Pre as well.

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    I love my HTC Touch Pro Well worth getting a HTC I feel

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